Books in category Social Science – Jewish Studies

  • From the Book to the Book

    From the Book to the Book
    Edmond Jabès

    The first anthology to span the oeuvre of the late writer Edmond Jabès, including pieces previously unpublished in English.

  • Refuting the Anti Israel Narrative

    Refuting the Anti-Israel Narrative
    Jeremy Havardi

    This book refutes these misrepresentations, showing that Israel's actions are well within the norms of international law and morality, and arguing that the country–far from being a deviant state–is a bastion of Western values.

  • Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People

    Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People
    Menachem Marc Kellner

    Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People explores Maimonides' philosophical psychology, his ethics, his views on prophecy, providence, and immortality, his understanding of the place of gentiles in the Messianic area, his attitude toward …

  • Die Erben des Malcolm X

    Die Erben des Malcolm X
    Katrin Simon

    Anhand ethnographischer Quellen und deren Einordnung in sozialwissenschaftliche Diskurse zu US-Geschichte und Gesellschaft zeigt Katrin Simon auf eindrückliche Weise, dass der »Black Islam« ein eigenständiges Phänomen ist, der sich vom …

  • Jewish Feeling

    Jewish Feeling
    Richa Dwor

    The book thus emphasises the theological function of literature and also the new opportunities afforded by nineteenth-century literary forms for Jewish women's theological expression.

  • A Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz

    A Jewish Kapo in Auschwitz
    Tuvia Friling

    Sorting through this Rashomon-like story within the cultural and political contexts in which Gruenbaum operated, Friling illuminates key debates that rent the Jewish community in Europe and Israel from the 1930s to the 1960s.

  • Unlocked Memories

    Unlocked Memories
    Alexey Vinogradov, Albert Pleysier

    Unlocked Memories is a collection of memories that were shared by Russians who witnessed the German invasion of the Leningrad region in 1941.

  • The Rabbi s Wife

    The Rabbi’s Wife
    Shuly Rubin Schwartz

    Tracing the careers of rebbetzins from the beginning of the twentieth century until the present, Shuly Rubin Schwartz chronicles the evolution of the role from a few individual rabbis' wives who emerged as leaders to a cohort who worked …

  • Escaping the Holocaust

    Escaping the Holocaust
    Dalia Ofer

    Making exhaustive use of archival sources, Ofer provides invaluable insight into the struggles of the immigrants, the activists and supporters of the movement, the logistical obstacles, and the political forces working to halt or exploit …

  • Ibn Gabirol s Theology of Desire

    Ibn Gabirol’s Theology of Desire
    Sarah Pessin

    Developing Ibn Gabirol's vision in terms of a "Theology of Desire," the book rescues the voice of the eleventh-century Jewish poet-philosopher from centuries of misreadings as it sets out to examine the role of love, desire, and ethical …

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